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Barbican ⇄ Belsize Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Barbican to Belsize Park is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan, Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras and Camden Town

  1. From Barbican take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
  3. Change at Camden Town to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Belsize Park

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town [change train] Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan, Northern

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Barbican to Swiss Cottage, Barbican to Chalk Farm and Barbican to Hampstead

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Barbican train station is not wheelchair accessible

Belsize Park station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (11 steps down +12 steps down), plus another two flights of stairs from the booking hall to the platforms (15 steps down +14 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x14 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Changing tube line at Camden Town – Changing between northbound services is on the level, but you need to use two flights of 11 steps to change between southbound services

Belsize Park station exit – You must use a lift and a flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up), or 14 flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (20 steps up +9x17 steps up +8 steps up +9 steps up +19 steps up +4 steps down)

The journey from Belsize Park to Barbican is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Victoria and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at Euston and

  1. From Belsize Park take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Euston to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  4. Leave the train at Barbican

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Belsize Park ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Victoria and H&C

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Belsize Park to Swiss Cottage, Belsize Park to Chalk Farm and Belsize Park to Hampstead

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Belsize Park train station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station is not wheelchair accessible

Belsize Park station entrance – You must use a lift and a flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down), or 13 flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (19 steps down +9 steps down +8 steps down +9x17 steps down +20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Euston – Changing between the Northern northbond platform and the Victoria northbound platform is on the level. Changing between the Northern southbound platform via London Bridge, and the Victoria southbound platform, is also on the level. But you must use stairs for all other changes

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Barbican station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (14 steps up +15 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x14 steps up from the westbound platform), plus another two flights of stairs between the booking hall and the exit (12 steps up +11 steps up)

Tube fare between Barbican and Belsize Park

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Barbican ⇄ Belsize Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Barbican ⇄ Belsize Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult train prices, Senior train prices, Child train prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – The stations are about 3½ miles apart. It would take you over 70 minutes to walk that distance

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 3½ mile taxi journey between Belsize Park tube station and Barbican will take about about 15-28 mins and cost you around £18 to £31

Travel by carCar parks near Barbican station